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Mark L. Solfelt, MD

Thoracic Surgery
It is my privilege to care for people during some of the most challenging times of their lives.
Practice Location:
North Memorial Health Cancer Center - Robbinsdale

Approach To Care

Dr. Solfelt is committed to providing the highest quality surgical care using innovation, skill and compassion. He strives to spend as much time as it takes to help customers and their families feel well-cared for and well-informed. His practice focuses solely on non-cardiac surgery including all aspects of lung surgery as well as diseases of the pleural space and chest.

By using minimally invasive surgery like robotic-assisted lung surgery, Dr. Solfelt has been instrumental in establishing North Memorial Health as a leading program in Minnesota. These innovations have allowed our customers to recover faster with minimal disability. He also helped to create a coordinated, team approach among all the specialists to bring efficiency and improved results to his customers.

Experience

Education

  • Medical School – University of Minnesota
  • Internship – Hennepin County Medical Center

Residency

  • Mayo School of Graduate Med. Edu – Pediatrics
  • Butterworth Hospital – Spectrum Health

Fellowship

  • Butterworth Hospital – Spectrum Health

Certification

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Recognition

  • Selected as a “Top Doctor” 14 times
  • Named a “Best Doctor in Minnesota” and “Best Doctor for Women” multiple times

Personal

A life-long Minnesotan, Dr. Solfelt loves all aspects of Minnesota life. He is married with three children and enjoys hiking, swimming and boating. His greatest avocation is music – he enjoys singing, song-writing and playing the piano. Most of his original songs focus on finding hope and faith in the midst of suffering.

Dr. Solfelt also serves on the board of directors for A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation, a Minnesota-based national charity dedicated to research, raising awareness, and supporting those affected by lung cancer.